Yerravaram is a village in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Those with a keen quest for beaches, history and architecture will find this area fruitful. The village is a part of the east Godavari district in the Coastal Andhra region. The major urban agglomeration nearby is the city of Rajahmundry at a distance of 48 km south-west. The Bay of Bengal coast is just 47 km away.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Rajahmundry in order to put up for the night due to the lack of proper lodging facilities in the village. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Vaishnavi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600), Sangam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Sai Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Ugadi in March-April and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village is famous for its biggest Hanuman statue in the whole of Asia, which measures up to a height of 96 feet. Some of the places worth visiting in Rajahmundry are Gowthami Ghat, Godavari Bund, Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Sir Arthur Cotton Museum, a boat ride on the river Godavari and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport at a distance of 47 km.
Rajahmundry Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 53 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Buses for Yerravaram can be boarded at Kakinada and Rajahmundry. Bus ticket booking offer can help you save money when you go on your vacations.